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Iran Nuclear Deal Not Much of an Agreement

Iran Nuclear Deal Not Much of an Agreement Iranian state television showed footage of the firing of "Khoramshahr missile" but did not specify if the test-fire happened on Friday or in the past. In his remarks, Mr. Rouhani said that Iran was ready to "defend the innocent people of Yemen, Syria and Palestine", and would "strengthen our defensive and military power as much as we deem necessary for deterrence". [Full Article...]

Rouhani: Iran to boost missile capabilities

This came just hours after the missile was unveiled during a military parade in Tehran . Western leaders reacted warily to Iran's announcement Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range ballistic missile. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a press conference in the capital Tehran , on February 27, 2016. In his speech, he accused "rogue newcomer" Trump of being "igno... [Full Article...]

North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump 'deranged'

North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump 'deranged' North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had Twitter users rushing to dictionaries as he revived a centuries-old insult. Trump tweeted the threat following a rare, explosive statement from Kim, who warned the USA president would "pay dearly" for his address to the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week. [Full Article...]

China's central bank tells banks to halt business with N. Korea

China's central bank tells banks to halt business with N. Korea Kim also called the USA president a " mentally deranged USA dotard ". Overnight, seismic activity was detected near the area where North Korea conducted its most recent nuclear test, and China's state news agency said it was because of an explosion. [Full Article...]

Chinese Colleges Cut North Korean Admissions, Place Students under Surveillance

Chinese Colleges Cut North Korean Admissions, Place Students under Surveillance An official of South Korea's Meteorological Agency said acoustic waves should be detected in the event of a man-made quake. Earlier, US President Donald Trump taunted the previous USA administration on their way of handling North Korea , saying that Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong-Un should have been handled a long time ago. [Full Article...]

China sets new limits on energy supplies for North Korea

China sets new limits on energy supplies for North Korea However, the Agency believes that it is not related to nuclear tests and had a natural character. North Korea has described the September 3 incident as a test of an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile, marking a dramatic escalation of the regime's stand-off with the United States and its allies. [Full Article...]

China Issues New Sanctions On NK To Limit Imports On Oil, Textiles

China Issues New Sanctions On NK To Limit Imports On Oil, Textiles In its statement, China's Commerce Ministry reiterated the terms of the latest resolution, writing that United Nations member states would not export more than 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products to the North in the final three months of this year, and two million annually starting next year, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported. [Full Article...]

Trump badgers McCain on health bill, urges GOP support

Trump badgers McCain on health bill, urges GOP support McCain's opposition, coupled with that of Kentucky Sen. Trump, speaking at a political rally Friday night in Alabama, called McCain's opposition "sad" and "a awful, frightful thing" for the Republican Party. The plan's state-centered approach has the Wisconsin Hospital Association "preparing to pivot our focus from Washington to Wisconsin", according to its president, Eric Borgerding. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria could cause unsafe currents along USA coast

At this time, there are no watches or warnings in effect for this hurricane, but increased surf is expected over the next several days along parts of the southeastern United States. Hurricane Maria will most likely be at least something of a problem for the Outer Banks of North Carolina, even if it passes hundreds of miles offshore. [Full Article...]

Russia Threatens to Target US Forces in Syria

Russia Threatens to Target US Forces in Syria Russia's warning underscored rising tensions over Syria between Moscow and Washington. The statement said that the siege of Raqqa by the SDF was halted, apparently in response to the latest advances by Syrian government forces in Deir Ezzur, which was located to the East from Raqqa along the Euphrates River. [Full Article...]

Ted Cruz doesn't support latest ObamaCare repeal bill

Ted Cruz doesn't support latest ObamaCare repeal bill A third Republican "no" vote sank a different version of Obamacare repeal in July. Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., has already declared he is a "no" vote, while Republican senators Lisa Murkowski , of Alaska, and Susan Collins , of ME, have both leaned strongly against the bill. [Full Article...]

Quake detected near N Korea nuclear test site

Quake detected near N Korea nuclear test site He also mocked Kim Jong-un with a disparaging nickname, saying: "Rocket man is on a suicide mission". "We are about to run the most significant experiment in the use of secondary sanctions on North Korea to date, and perhaps the most significant such experiment with respect to any country ever", wrote Stephan Haggard, a North Korea expert at the University of California, San Diego. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Kimmel praises John McCain's 'No' on latest Obamacare repeal effort

Jimmy Kimmel praises John McCain's 'No' on latest Obamacare repeal effort Rand Paul of Kentucky has also voiced definitive opposition to the bill. Through tweets and interviews, he has listed his grievances against the proposal . The South Carolina senator added "I feel an obligation to fix this disaster and intend to push forward for state-centric health care vs Washington-knows-best health care". [Full Article...]

One dead, seven injured in church shooting

One dead, seven injured in church shooting All were taken to area hospitals. Nashville fire officials confirm there at least one person and seven others were injured. Nashville police are on the scene of a shooting at a church in Antioch. The shooter has been described as a Rutherford County man in his mid 20s. Authorities say he also shot himself. "(Her husband) called 911 and told the police, the station, there was a shooting at th... [Full Article...]

Trump leaning toward decertifying Iran nuclear deal

Nothing has changed other than the US response to North Korea . He added that United States allies are looking "more carefully and seriously" at ways to push back against Iranian aggression. President Trump has been more equivocal than predecessors about such a scenario, though senior aides say it remains the US goal. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the General Assembly on Wednesday t... [Full Article...]

Iran nuclear deal can not be renegotiated: Hassan Rouhani

Iran nuclear deal can not be renegotiated: Hassan Rouhani UN Resolution 2231, written by the U.S. delegation in 2015, sets forth the UN Security Council's plan of action to monitor Iran's commitments to the nuclear deal, legally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA ). "The world will have lost a great opportunity", he declared. French President Emanuel Macron believes the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal is not stringent enough to contain... [Full Article...]

Mexico City to host World Archery Championships in October despite twin earthquakes

Then the trapped woman had a great stroke of luck: a series of short messages she had written and sent to her husband some 16 hours earlier lit up his phone screen. "I was trying to sleep in a little bit and all of a sudden I woke up in grogginess and everything was creaking, swaying, and I could tell it was strong but I was so confused", she said. [Full Article...]

John McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill

John McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington on September 12, 2017. "Let Arizona down!" Trump wrote about McCain on Twitter early Saturday morning. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, which analyzes legislation, has not had time to assess the Graham-Cassidy bill before the expected vote. [Full Article...]

Iran's Nuclear Deal Sparks Renewed Controversy at the UN General Assembly

Iran's Nuclear Deal Sparks Renewed Controversy at the UN General Assembly He added that in case the deal collapses, Tehran could return to the high level uranium enrichment that is needed for its reactor fuel. Iran has vowed not to be the first nation to violate the Iran nuclear deal and said it did not expect the United States to abandon it despite President Donald Trump's fierce criticism. [Full Article...]

Pakistan cricket team reaches UAE for series with Sri Lanka

Pakistan cricket team reaches UAE for series with Sri Lanka Pakistan Cricket team players reached the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where they are to play the series against Sri Lanka. Yasir's tally of 149 scalps in 26 Tests makes him the leading wicket-taker for Pakistan since he made his debut in 2014. [Full Article...]


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